UK advertising watchdog upholds complaints against BitMEX for Bitcoin ad

BitMEX, the crypto derivatives exchange platform, has faced complaints regarding an ad. The British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has now upheld the complaints, barring the business from using the ad again.

Blockchain-based data platform Datawallet closes ICO on $40m hard cap

C2B blockchain-based data exchange Datawallet has closed its ICO on its $40m hard cap.

Hong Kong-based blockchain agnois startup Liquefy closes $2.6m Pre-A funding round

After being founded in late 2018, Liquefy, the company that boast bringing about innovation through tokenization, has raised over $3m with $2.6m of that money being raised in its latest round.

Elliptic teams up with LexisNexis to fight bitcoin money laundering

London-based blockchain intelligence startup Elliptic is partnering with risk management firm LexisNexis to bring anti-money laundering (AML) regulations to cryptocurrencies.

Ookami acquires 18% stake in Brontech

Ookami, which looks to foster the blockchain and security ecosystem, has acquired a strategic stake into big data platform Brontech.

Red Violet picks up minority stake in Dragonchain

Cogint’s subsidiary Red Violet Blockchain and Analytical Solutions has acquired a minority stake in Dragonchain.

Billon picks up $2m for ledger-based banking services

Distributed ledger-based payments firm Billon has raised $2m in funding from a collection of unnamed UK investors.

EU mutual funds record-keeping platform IZNES closes its first funding round

IZNES, a blockchain record-keeping platform for EU mutual funds has secured an undisclosed strategic investment.

Blockchain-based CRM platform Cere Network nets $3.5m in its seed round

Cere Network, a blockchain-based CRM ecosystem platform, has collected $3.5m in its seed round to fund growth of the platform.

Tierion raises $25m through ICO

Blockchain data management platform Tierion has reportedly raised $25m through its ICO, which had an initial closing date of August 10th.

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